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SID continues to take a strategic and proactive approach in engaging the media. Press releases were issued for major SID events and statements issued with regards to its position on various issues related to directors and corporate governance.

2021-10-14_BT_Multi-stakeholder approach vital as firms' valuations depend more on intangibles

Posted on 10/14/2021
THE shareholder-centric model of governance, which has guided boards and business leaders for decades, may be increasingly irrelevant as the nature of companies and their assets change.

2021-10-12_BT_Goodbye digital age, hello fusion era

Posted on 10/12/2021
IT HAS often been said that Covid-19 did not change the course of history but accelerated it. This pandemic hastened climate action, geopolitical disorder, consumer behaviour shifts and digital transformation by, arguably, four years.

2021-10-11_BT_Digital smarts - a post-Covid necessity for boards

Posted on 10/11/2021
THE Covid-19 crisis has seen the emergence of a digital divergence.

2021-10-05_BT_Better processes needed in hiring of independent directors

Posted on 10/5/2021
THE introduction of stricter regulations and mounting shareholder expectations have cast a spotlight on independent directors in Singapore.

2021-09-21_BT_For startups, corporate governance is often cheaper than regrets later

Posted on 9/21/2021
EARLY-STAGE startups with lapses in corporate governance risk paying a hefty price later on. Take, for instance, failure to get the requisite approval for issuing shares.

2021-09-20_BT_Governance and transparency scores of S-Reits hit all-time high

Posted on 9/20/2021
THE annual Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) assesses Singapore-listed companies on their corporate governance disclosure and practices, as well as the timeliness ...

2021-09-13_BT_Integrating sustainability into corporate governance

Posted on 9/13/2021
The board of directors is the main influencer of corporate governance within a company. Poor corporate governance can cast doubt on a company’s operations and its profitability.

2021-09-09_ST_Spac listings on the Singapore Exchange

Posted on 9/9/2021
SINGAPORE - The Singapore Exchange (SGX) this month launched new rules allowing special purpose acquisition companies (Spacs) to list on its mainboard, a move that will make it the first major bourse in Asia to offer such listings.

2021-09-09_BT_Companies can't ignore ESG because it is costly or complex, say panellists

Posted on 9/9/2021
COMPANIES must think beyond shareholders and consider their other stakeholders to ensure the long-term sustainability and resilience of their businesses ...

2021-09-08_BT_Lawrence Wong urges companies, directors to start thinking ahead, restructure

Posted on 9/8/2021
COMPANIES and directors should start thinking ahead and acting now as the need to restructure and transform will likely increase in the future, said finance minister Lawrence Wong.

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